Lia Thornberry Kent
Technical Training & Scientific Support, BI USA
Lia Kent began her career with human pluripotent stem cells in 2003 at WiCell Research Institute and in the lab of Dr. James Thomson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For the past 13 years, she has been providing technical support and hands-on training for scientists across the world on a variety of methods, including stem cell culture techniques, cutting edge reprogramming technologies, and best practices in cell culture laboratory maintenance and sterility. She currently manages technical training and scientific support at Biological Industries USA.
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Field Application Specialist, BI Europe
Suzanne Badoux joined BI’s European team in 2015 and works as a Field Application Specialist. Based out of the Geneva area in Switzerland, Suzanne supports research labs across Europe offering product application support and troubleshooting to end-users specifically in the areas of stem cell research.
Suzanne received her MSc in Medical Biology at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Oren Ben-Yosef, PhD
Technical Support, BI Israel
Oren Ben-Yosef joined Biological Industries in 2016 as a Technical Support Specialist. Oren has an B.Sc. in Biotechnology Engineering and a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. He conducted his research in the laboratories of Prof. Ido Perlman and Prof. Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor, focusing on embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells culturing methods and differentiation.
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Daniel L. Haus, PhD
Field Application Scientist, BI USA
After graduating from the University of California (Irvine) in 2015 with a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Daniel joined BI USA as a Field Application Scientist specializing in product support for cell culture and stem cell research. Daniel’s research background includes working to understand protein function in Huntington’s disease, developing methods for the derivation of xeno-free human neural stem cells from pluripotent stem cells, and evaluating the potential for transplanted human neural stem cells to improve cognition in animal models of traumatic brain injury.
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